31. October 2016

Is there any hope in the battle against graft in Kenya?

Today (October 31, 2016) the Nairobi based daily newspaper The Star, published an article written by Gretta Fenner, the Institute’s director, on recent and, in her view, positive developments in the fight against corruption in Kenya. The article explains how a change in tack led by management of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), and a new and vigorous focus on following the stolen cash rather than probing procedural irregularities are starting to have an impact.

For example, this year saw a significant rise in custodial sentences based on investigations conducted by the EACC, and many more cases being investigated both proactively and reactively than ever before. Read the full article.